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All of Facebook's social media properties — Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Facebook Classic — are experiencing major outages that appear to have started around 5 a.m. Pacific Time/ 8 a.m. Eastern. shows Instagram outage reports throughout the urban US, the UK, France, Brazil, and Moscow, with a similar pattern out outages for Facebook. WhatsApp shows a large number of outage reports in Brazil and western Europe.

Facebook took to Twitter — where else? — to broadcast the news that they are aware of the problem, and are working to get stuff back online.

The Verge suggests as of 10:30 a.m. PT that the issues appear to be starting to clear up.

There is, of course, the usual whining — and schadenfreude, and memes — on Twitter.